Learn about Urban Risks through Play

Monday 4 February 2019

To make learning interesting, a game was organized with an aim to raise awareness on disaster risk reduction on 17th January 2019 at Ali Ahmed Chunka Auditorium in Narayanganj. A total of 200 Urban Community Volunteers (UCVs) participated in the event among which 20 were given prize for their knowledge and understanding on UCV Guideline.

 

Dr. Salina Hayat Ivy, Mayor, Narayanganj City Corporation (NCC) graced the event as Chief Guest.  Mr. Dabashis Bordhon, Deputy Director, FSCD, Mostak Hussain, Humanitarian Director, Save the Children along with key officials from NCC, FSCD, DDM were also present.

Lauding Save the Children intervention, Dr. Ivy said, ‘I will request them to spread this initiative to other wards as well, specially which are already identified as risky. Even NCC is ready to finance, if required. ’ She also illustrated the necessity to train school students like UCVs.

SCI Humanitarian Director Mostak Hussain thanked the Honorable Mayor for the allocation of 5 million BDT for disaster risk reduction in their annual Budget on behalf of Save the Children.

Certificate and ID card were also distributed among Urban Community Volunteer’s (UCVs) at the same event.